Suspicious fire destroys camper

July 13, 2016 A fire that destroyed a camper trailer on Arrowhead Lane is being investigated as an act of arson. Independence County Sheriff’s Deputy Michael …

Inmate attempts hanging

July 13, 2016 An unsuccessful attempt to hang himself with a bed sheet sent an Independence County jail inmate to White River Medical Center Saturday where he …

PP voters to decide tax hike

July 13, 2016 PLEASANT PLAINS — The Pleasant Plains City Council voted Monday to put a 2-percent sales tax ordinance before voters in the November general election.

‘Fractured fairytale’ production set

July 13, 2016 North Arkansas Dance Theatre and Batesville Community Theatre have announced the production of “Haphazardly Ever After” at 7 p.m. July 28, 29 and 30 …

First Community Bank donates to FVP

July 13, 2016 First Community Bank has made a charitable donation to Family Violence Prevention Inc. from proceeds raised in a silent auction conducted by employees of …

New pain management doctor announced

July 13, 2016 Dr. Praveen Pakeerappa Dr. Meraj Siddiqui of the White River Medical Center (WRMC) Pain Management Clinic announces the association of …